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10 things you didn't know about Brewin Dolphin Scottish Schools Rugby Competition

BREWIN DOLPHIN 1762 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE BREWIN DOLPHIN 10 SCOTTISH SCHOOLS COMPETITIONS With the Scottish Schools Rugby season well underway, we thought we'd give you a quick briefing on the top ten facts you need to know about this annual festival of sport. Brewin Dolphin has been sponsoring the Schools Competitions since 2001, working in partnership with Scottish Rugby. Over 5,000 young rugby players from right across Scotland play in the competitions. 2. The finals of the Boys' and Girls' Cup are held on the international pitch at BT Murrayfield in Edinburgh. Players compete at two age levels: under-16 and under-18 for boys, and under-15 and under-18 for girls. Teams from Stranraer to Stornoway, Stonehaven to Stirling take part in the various tournaments. In 2001 just 56 teams took part in the competition; last season over 300 teams took part. There are many Scotland international players whose rugby career includes playing in the Brewin Dolphin Boys Competitions Richie Vernon, John Barclay, Duncan Weir, Chris Fusaro, Stuart McInally and Peter Horne to name just a few. Sarah Quick, who captained Murrayfield Wanderers to success in the Girls' Finals in 2009, went on to captain Scotland U20 in 2010/11 and now has 21 Scottish caps to her name. Brewin Dolphin's Edinburgh office has its own rugby star in the form of investment manager, Barry Stewart, who played for Scotland, Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks. If you're on Twitter, you can stay up-to- date by following www.twitter.com/ SchoolsCupRugby 10 * http://www.scottishrugby.org/playing-numbers f /brewindolphin www.brewin.co.uk @brewindolphin 8

10 things you didn't know about Brewin Dolphin Scottish Schools Rugby Competition

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